MS I Scholarships

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2017 Scholarship Deadline: March 30, 2018

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  • Essays:  Essays should be typed, single or double-spaced, and no longer than one page in length.  Please put the scholarship and your name on the top.
  • Questions? Visit our Scholarship FAQ page or contact Amy at edmondda@upstate.edu for assistance.
  • Note: If a scholarship is merit based and requires you to be in a certain class ranking to apply; please contact the Jennifer Martin Tse, Registrar @ registrar@upstate.edu for this confidential information.

 

Academic & Financial Need Scholarships

The Class of 1977 Scholarship

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Amount: $1,000
Criteria:  MS I, II, or III.  Students with financial need.
Materials: None

The Douglas (Ed Ben-Edison) Cox, MD '63 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria:  MS I. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need.
Materials: None

Sanders/Kilkelly Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need.
Materials: 1) Submit essay describing your reasons for selecting a career in medicine and evidence of your commitment.

Schein Family Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 33% of their class with financial need.
Materials: None

Frederick W. Sloan, MD ’74 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I. Students in the top 50% of their class.
Materials: 1) Submit a biographical sketch describing your career goals, academic and intellectual interests. 2) Submit unofficial transcript.

Leadership & Volunteerism Scholarships

Student Citizen Awards

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Amount: $1,000 – multiple awards
Criteria: MS I, II, or III.  Students who have distinguished themselves as leaders and volunteers in the life of the Upstate campus and the greater Syracuse area.
Materials: 1) Submit a list of community activities or experiences you have been involved with during your time at Upstate. 2) Select one and write a brief essay describing how your involvement has had an impact on your life. Also illustrate how you feel this activity will influence you as a practicing physician during your career in medicine.

The Friendship Scholarship in Honor of Ernest Found, MD '80, in Memory of his wife, Ellyn Slocum Found, and his daughter, Caroline Slocum Found

 **Students need not apply
Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need who have demonstrated a passion for outreach, civic involvement, and/or humanitarian work.
Materials: None

Medical Alumni Foundation Founders Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class who have exhibited leadership qualities while in medical school and have potential for further involvement with Upstate Medical University upon graduation. Child of an alumnus is a plus, but not mandatory. 
Materials: 1) Submit a personal statement describing how your leadership qualities have had a positive impact at the College of Medicine and how you plan on remaining engaged with your alma mater after graduation.

E. Gregory Keating, PhD Memorial Scholarship

**Students need not apply.
Dr. E. Gregory Keating's Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: Established to honor the memory of Dr. Keating who was dean of Student Affairs, this award is presented to a student from any of the four Upstate colleges who exemplifies the character and leadership of Dr. Keating. See bio for additional information.
Materials: None

Location Based Scholarships

Edward F. Higgins, MD '78 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need currently residing in Cortland County, NY.
Materials: Submit a personal statement on why you chose a career in medicine.

Susan B. Stearns, PhD Scholarship for International Travel

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Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA – multiple awards
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students who plan to study abroad in 2018.
Materials: 1) Submit a personal statement about why you selected your travel destination and highlight what you plan to do there. Also, explain how this experience will impact your career goals.

Ralph Stevens, MD '81 Madison-Oneida County Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA – multiple awards
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need from Madison or Oneida County; and interested in pursuing a career in Primary Care. Must intend to stay and practice in the Central New York region.
Materials: 1) Submit 1-2 paragraphs highlighting the residency programs you intend to apply to, your specific intentions in Primary Care, and your goals/plans for living in Central New York.

Marc A. Subik, MD '79 Family Scholarship

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Amount: $1,200
Criteria: MS I, II, or III.  Students who were born and raised, or who spent significant time in the following counties in the Adirondack region of NY: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Warren.
Materials: 1) Submit a short paragraph (no longer than 150 words) outlining your career goals. 2) Submit unofficial transcript.

Specialty & Focused Scholarships

Theresa Baltera Memorial Scholarship

Donor Quote
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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need who are interested in pursuing Hematology, Oncology, or Orthopedics.
Materials: Write an essay explaining your motivation for pursuing the specialty of Hematology, Oncology, or Orthopedics and expand on your career goals.

The Sharon A. Brangman, MD '81 Award/Scholarship in Geriatrics

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need who are interested in pursuing Geriatrics.
Materials: None

Martha S. Kincaid, MD '73 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need who are interested in pursuing Primary Care.
Materials: None

Other Scholarships

Grant Hobika, MD ’52 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I or II. Students in the top 50% of their class who actively combine creative arts, such as music, drama, painting, drawing, photography, etc., with the practice of medicine.
Materials: 1) Submit a short essay describing how your pursuit of the creative arts has linked to your career in medicine. 2) Submit examples of your artistry.

Kasten Aker Family Scholarship

**Students need not apply.
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with outstanding qualities. 
Materials: None

Esther and Monroe Richman, MD ’55 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students who are married and have child/children, or single parents with financial need.
Materials: None

Sarah Loguen Fraser, MD, Class of 1876 Scholarship

**Students need not apply. Faculty are invited to nominate students for this award.
Online Nomination Form
PDF Nomination Form
Sarah Loguen Fraser Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I or II. Students with financial need who hold similar ideals to Dr. Sarah Loguen Fraser - must have a genuine desire to provide service to the medically under-served. Candidates should have demonstrated leadership qualities and willingness to give of themselves through volunteer work or other efforts that make a positive impact on the lives of others.
Materials: None

 

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